LIANZA Children’s Book Awards 2012
We are pleased to announce the winners of the LIANZA Children’s Book Awards . Congratulations to all. Further information.
LIANZA Junior Fiction Award – Esther Glen Medal The Travelling Restaurant by Barbara Else, (GECKO Press).
LIANZA Young Adult Fiction Award – Pyre of Queens by David Hair, (Penguin NZ)
LIANZA Illustration Award – Russell Clark Award Rāhui by Chris Szekely and Malcolm Ross, (Huia).
LIANZA Non Fiction Award – Elsie Locke Medal Nice Day for a War by Chris Slane and Matt Elliott, illustrated by Chris Slane (HarperCollins Publishers (NZ) Ltd).
Te Kura Pounamu (te reo Māori) – Ngā Taniwha i te-Whanga-nui-a-Tara by Moira Wairama and Bruce Potter, (Penguin NZ).
Librarians’ Choice Award – Rāhui by Chris Szekely and Malcolm Ross, (Huia).
Te Rōpū Whakahau Award Winners – Te Tohu Taurapa for te wahanga pikitia (picture book) Ngā Taniwha i te Whanga-nui-a-Tara by Moira Wairama and Bruce Potter, (Penguin NZ). Te Tohu Ngā Kete e toru for te wahanga pukapuka paki (fiction) Te Poiwhana by Te Kauhoe Wano and Andrew Burdan, (Huia). Te Tohu Pounamu Kei Wareware tātou translated by Katerina Mataira, written by Feana Tu’akoi and illustrated by Elspeth Alix Batt (Scholastic).